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October 16, 2012

Hwee Hua Lim (’89), Joins CGM Board

Hwee Hua Lim

Hwee Hua Lim ('89), Executive Director, Tembusu Partners Pte. Ltd., and one of the “100 Inspirational Alumni,” has recently joined the Advisory Board of the Center for Global Management. Ms. Lim, who was formerly the first female Cabinet Minister in the Singapore government told us: "The UCLA Anderson experience has been invaluable towards providing me with a global perspective towards management and an international network of contacts."


The board serves as the Center's primary advisory body, providing strategic guidance and financial support. The board is comprised of a dedicated and actively engaged group of visionary global leaders spanning a variety of geographies and industries who have invested in the center in recognition of UCLA Anderson's role in preparing the next generation of global leaders.

Nurit Katz ('08), LA Weekly Magazine's
"Best of LA 2012"

Nurit Katz (MBA '08) Chief Sustainability Officer, UCLA and one of the “100 Inspirational Alumni”, is also an instructor for UCLA Extension’s Global Sustainability Certificate Program and she was recently featured in LA Weekly’s “Best of LA 2012” for her class, “Principles of Sustainability". Read more...

Alumni Connection = Great Tickets! 

Selling tickets to live events that would otherwise go unsold is the mission of Goldstar Events, Inc., the brainchild of Jim McCarthy (FEMBA ’99), Richard Webster (FEMBA ’99) and their partner, Robert Graff.  With 3 million members and gross revenues of about $70 million in 2011, the company is delivering a win win proposition. Read more...

Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series:
Indra Nooyi
, Chairman and CEO Pepsico

November 5: Korn Convocation Hall, 11:30 - 12:30pm. Join Dean Judy for an engaging discussion with Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO, Pepsico, as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series. One of the world’s most innovative leaders, Nooyi is known globally for Pepsico’s commitment to sustainable growth, known as “Performance with Purpose”. 


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John Wooden Global Leadership Award

November 5: Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 6:00 pm.

Save the Date for the annual John Wooden Global Leadership Award Dinner! Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo, will receive the 2012 John Wooden Global Leadership Award at a reception and dinner in Beverly Hills. Indra Nooyi leads the largest food and beverage business in North America and the second-largest in the world. Read more...

Lifelong Learning: Worth Noting

Dave LavinskyAlumni Career Services  recently featured a highly successful, sold out webinar: 5 things entrepreneurs can do now to double profits" with Dave Lavinsky ('99). In this webinar recording Dave Lavinsky, president and co-founder of Growthink, shares ideas you can implement in your business to make it both more effective and more efficient. You can double profits by improving your marketing system alone. Dave offers concrete ideas for improving your marketing conversion rate, transaction price, repurchase rate, and more to grow your business. If you missed this valuable webinar, click here.

Worldwide Welcome Week Highlights
Eric SussmanEric SussmanSuzanne ShuVictor Tabbush






UCLA Anderson Professors traveled across the United States to share their intellectual capital with alumni as part of Worldwide Welcome Week. From Silicon Valley to Shanghai, alumni around the world received the chance to update their MBA with these valuable presentations. Read more...

Class Notes Goes Digital

A newly redesigned online Class Notes will be launched starting with the December issue of Assets magazine. Help us represent your class in the next online version of Class Notes. Have you got some news to share? Promotion? New business venture? Great trip? Family additions? Recent reconnection with some of our classmates? Send in your note by October 24 to be included in the December issue. Alumni can now submit notes by using a convenient Class Notes Submission Form.


10/18 Los Angeles, CA
Creating a Charismatic Communication Style Workshop

10/18 Houston, TX
MBACH Happy Hour

10/19 El Cajon, CA
Taylor Guitars Factory Tour (followed by Q&A with Taylor's CFO)

10/19 Los Angeles, CA
Downtown Los Angeles Networking Lunch

10/23 Costa Mesa, CA
OCMBA - UCLA & USC team up for Junior Achievement

10/23 West Hollywood, CA
UCLA LGBT Alumni Event: Williams Institute & UCLA Law Alumni Reception for all UCLA LGBT Alumni

10/23 San Francisco, CA
Reception with Dean Olian in San Francisco

10/26 Irvine, CA
Orange County Career Networking Lunch

10/26 Goleta, CA
Santa Barbara MBA Lunch Club

10/28 Los Angeles, CA
Gallup: Strengths-Based Business Development Workshop

10/30 Simi Valley, CA
Simi Valley Supper Club

10/30 Dallas, TX
An Insightful Discussion with John Muse and Alfred Osborne

10/31 Mexico City
Alumni Dinner in Mexico with Dean Olian

> full listing of events

Parker CMC Classifieds

Sr Associate Brand Mgr at Kraft Foods (IL)


Global Sales Organization at LinkedIn (Bay)


Project Mgr at Sleepy Giant Entertainment (OC)


Renovations Project Mgr at Success Charter Network (NY)


Certification Brand Mgr at Beachbody (LA)


Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain Mgr at Warner Bros (LA)


Financial Analyst/Brand Manager at Munchkin (LA)


Revenue Insights Analyst at Google (Bay)


Partner Tech Mgr at Google (Bay)


Dir Marketing/Advisor Product/Product Strategy Mgr at CVS Caremark (IL/AZ)


Sr Bus Mgr/HR Leadership Dev/Pathway Ops Mgr at Amazon (China)

> full listing of jobs

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